Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Encyclopedia of the Exquisite

The Encyclopedia of the Exquisite is a book after my own heart.  I love the title and I love the premise.  Author Jessica Kerwin Jenkins was an editor at W magazine and while covering stories around the world, kept a folder full of interesting clippings, photos and "other ephemera."  She said recently, "every time I came across something that was just breathtakingly lovely, something that made me sigh with wonder, into the file it went." Sounds like every blogger I know.  Her files have now been compiled into a book that Michael Kors declared, "a wonderful melange of chic and amusing tidbits" that made him smile.  I love learning new things and I have a feeling I will also be smiling with delight at this exquisite little book.  Also looks like a perfect gift for the holidays! 


Alcira Molina-Ali said...

What a lovely name and cover.
This looks like a merry good time and perfect for display.


Mary said...

Love this!!

Mary xo
Delightful Bitefuls

Christina said...

Sounds perfect. Definitely adding to my x-mas list.

emmakisstina said...

I love the vintage look to this amazing book! Who doesn't have an amazing folder of exquisite things...I know I do and I get lost in it everyday.

jones said...

So many great books; so little time. This one looks fantastic. thank you.

Maureen Sullivan Stemberg, Interiors said...

One word: EXQUISITE! Sometimes, I think my best friend is a book. Love to read. ~maureen

Claudia Juestel said...

What a delightful book! There are few things which are considered exquisite that I don't like. Looking forward to reading it.



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